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Stok Kangri Expedition

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Stok Kangri or Kanglachen is one of the most popular trekking peaks in the Indian Himalayas and its proximity to Leh makes it very accessible. Easy to climb from the north side, the shortest time required is 4-5 days.  It is not a technical climb but one of its kinds in western Himalayan range and in season requires no advanced mountaineering equipment. Although one should have enough time to acclimatize in Leh before Climbing Stok Kangri.

Total duration: 7 Days
Tour starts: Leh
Tour ends: Leh
Style of Trip: Trekking
Max Altitude: 6140m
Difficulty: Hard
Stays: Homestays
Food: All Meals during the trek
Group Capacity: Max 10 min 2

Day-wise Program

Day1: Delhi to Leh

Arrival at Leh airport, to be received by Roots Ladakh representative and transferred to the Hotel. Check in to the hotel for a complete day of rest for acclimatization. Welcome tea will be served. After Lunch you walk to the Leh Market, Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa depending on the acclimatization process. Overnight at hotel.

Day2: A Complete day of visit to the monasteries (104 Kms)

After breakfast drive to visit the Shey Palace, Thiksey, Hemis monasteries and Stok Palace Museum. Return to Leh in the evening. Overnight guesthouse.

Day3: Leh (3500m) - Stok (3596m) -  Mankarmo (4300m) 4-5 hrs.

Morning drive from Leh to Stok village (15 kms). Start walking from the trekking point along the stream. It is long and cumbersome walk through the valley. There are many shepherd camps in the different entrances of the sub valleys. The Mankarmo Camp is at the point from where the valley turns southward. It is possible to trek up to the first base camp in a day, but to get acclimatized it is recommended to make it in two days. The Camp at Mankarmo is on the riverbed. Overnight at camp.

Day4: Mankarmo (4300m) - Base Camp (4980m) 2 hrs

Keep walking in the same direction for around 30 minutes and then head towards southward. It involves crossing the stream at several points during the forward march. You reach at the camp after vertical ascent. Take care of your food and clothes from animals around. Use the rest of the day to rest and acclimatize for the summit attempt. Overnight in camp.

Day5: Base Camp (4980m) - Summit (6120m) - Base Camp, 8-9 hrs

Keep your torch and other climbing gears ready before you set off early morning so that you get in time at the advance base camp and then wait till the day breaks for enough light to do the climbing. Start crossing the glacier towards south-east and then climb the peak to the western side. There are two ways to go up, one from the right side of the glacier, which is more technical and on the left side trail is easier having steps of rocks to do the summit. You can follow the same route back to the camp. The team will serve celebration feast. Overnight in Camp.

Day6: Base camp to Stok and then Leh (5 hours walking and 50 min driving)

Morning after the breakfast walk down to Stok village and then drive back to Leh. Overnight stay in the guesthouse.

Day7: Leh to Delhi

Transfer to airport and fly back to Delhi  with Sweet Memories of Adventure in Ladakh.


On Request

Cost Includes

- Equipment’s like harness, crampon, ropes, ice axe, sleeping tents, mats, sleeping bags, snow boots etc
- All meals during the trek and expeditions
- All transportation as per the itinerary (airport transfers, sightseeing, trek point transfers)
- Monastery and local sightseeing 
- Horses to carry your loads 
- Experienced and licensed guide, cook, porters and staff during the trek
- IMF Climbing fee for Stok Kangri per person is also included
- A medical box with necessary medicines
- Hemis National Wildlife Protection fee.
- Camping charges 
- Accommodation in Leh on MAP basis (breakfast and dinner)
- Oxygen cylinder 

Cost Excludes

- Domestic & international flight charges
- Launder charges
- Personal shopping
- Monastery & Museum Entry fee
- Tips to Guides and Porters
- Medical/Health/Travel Insurance
- Cost incurred due to change / extension in the itinerary due to roadblocks, bad weather condition, flight delays, vehicle breakdowns, etc.

Fixed Departure dates

Trip specific information

Trip Specific Information

Trip Essentials

What to carry? If you want to enjoy the trek, Travel Light!

- Valid ID proof (Passport/Voter ID/Drivers Licence) 
- No suitcases. Opt for 70 to 90 litre backpacks
- Water-proof trekking shoes
- One down jacket or warmer for chilly nights
- Rain poncho or jacket/windcheater (a must!)
- Thermal inner (not advisable to wear it while trekking)
- Trekking pants (one spare)
- Sun block
- Hat
- Sun goggles
- Trekking pole
- Spare under garments and socks (three pairs max)
- Flashlight with extra batteries (preferably wearable)
- Water bottle, preferably wide mouthed, with at least one litre capacity
- Personal toiletries
- Power bank (if you want to use phone camera)
- That book you’ve been meaning to read

Booking & Cancelation

Booking a trip with us – How it works?

For scheduled trips, you can directly send a booking enquiry by clicking on Book Now next to each event. Send in your basic details asked for in the booking form. We will get back to you with the detailed itinerary, trip essentials and payment details.

Booking a trip with us is a two step process.

Step 1:
Pay 10% in advance and secure your seat. You are required to send us a confirmation email with the copy of the bank payment slip to

Step 2:
In order for us to secure your booking, pay the remaining 90% prior to the date of departure. Upon payment, you are required to send us the following details by email to

- Scanned copy of the Medical fitness certificate attested by a certified medical practitioner
- Scanned copy of Payment slip from the bank for payment of 90% of the booking amount.
- Please specify if you need a mule/porter so that we can arrange for one in advance. You can make the payment once you are here
- Specify if you want a single room for yourself. Cost will be communicated to you upon request

Upon receiving these details, we will confirm your booking and the receipt of our payment by email. You can correspond with us over the same email id for any further queries. We are happy to help!

- Booking is secured temporarily upon payment of 10% of the amount
- Bookings will be confirmed after the 90% payment is received prior to date of departure.
- For bookings made within less than 15 days of the date of departure, the full amount must be paid in advance.

All payments must be made by (online) bank transfer/cheque/demand draft to the following account:

Account Name: Roots Ladakh
Account No: 35030436859
Account Type: Current
Bank: State Bank of India
Branch: Kargil
IFSC Code: SBIN0001390

Cancellation – How it works?

For scheduled trips, we reserve the right to cancel any trip because of inadequate enrolment that makes the trip economically infeasible to operate or because of our concerns with respect to the safety, health, or welfare of the participants.
If the trip is cancelled due to inadequate enrolment, you will be intimated at least a week in advance. We will cancel the trip if the group size is less than six, one week before the start of the journey.

In case of voluntary cancellation, send us a notice by email to with the subject line “Requesting cancellation --”

- 30% of the total amount will be retained as cancellation fee if the trip is canceled 30-21 days prior to date of   journey.
- 50% of the total amount will be retained as cancellation fee if the trip is canceled 21-15 days prior to date of journey. 
- 70% of the total amount will be retained as cancellation fee if the trip is canceled 15-07 days prior to date of   journey.
- No refund will be granted on cancellation done within one week of the date of journey.
- No refund will be granted for portion/portions of the journey not performed by the traveler.
- No refund will be granted in case of non-performance of journey due to external and natural events.
- The refund process will take atleast 10 to 15 days working days.
- In the event of any dispute, the matter shall be resolved under the jurisdiction of the District Court, Kargil.

Terms specific to scheduled trips:

- If the remainder 90% is not received 15 days prior to the date of departure, the booking will be considered as cancelled and will be made open for other interested participants. The 10% advance will be retained as cancellation fee
- Full refund will be made for trips cancelled by us due to inadequate enrollment

Services included in the cost is subject to the individual trip. You can refer to the trip itinerary details to see what services are included in the cost. Following are the services that are usually excluded from the cost, unless specified in the particular itinerary:

- International & Domestic flight fares
- Travel Insurance
- Accommodation in Srinagar/Leh
- Taxi from Leh/Srinagar to Kargil
- Monument/monastery and Museum visit fees.
- Any expenses of personal nature such as mineral water, laundry.
- Any kind of insurance, such as accident, theft, medical, evacuation etc.
- Tips to porters, camping team, driver, guide, etc.
- Cost incurred due to change / extension in the itinerary due to roadblocks, bad weather condition, flight delays, vehicle breakdowns, etc.

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